“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” – Rumi
The secret to happiness: Less is More Remove ego and desire – and what’s left? It’s very simple, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy! This is great little cartoon comes from the excellent Zen Pencils: Less is More
“I must be a mermaid. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.” – Anais Nin
“I dreamt that I was a butterfly, flitting around in the sky; then I awoke. Now I wonder: am I a man who dreamt of being a butterfly, or am I a butterfly dreaming that I am a man?” – Chuang Tsu
“Wherever there is light, look for the shadow. The shadow is me.” – Anais Nin “Every man carries with him through life a mirror, as unique and impossible to get rid of as his shadow.” – W.H. Auden, The Dyer’s Hand “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our… Continue reading Me and My Shadow
You see some strange sights living opposite Seven Stories (the Centre for Children’s Books in Newcastle) but this was one of the best: a mini Obi Wan Kenobi walking down the street with his mum. He’d just been attending one of the events at the Star Wars Weekend, and I managed to catch this shot as… Continue reading Obi Wan visits Ouseburn
A surprise visit from a tiny snow angel – view from the roof overlooking the Village Green in Ouseburn.